1972 Presidential General Election Results - Alaska
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 55,349 58.13%3
George McGovernR. Sargent ShriverDemocrat 32,967 34.62%0
John SchmitzThomas AndersonAmerican Ind. 6,903 7.25%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:401,851Enum.1980 Population Density:0.3persons/km2
1972 Population:326,494Est.1972 Population Density:0.2persons/km2
1970 Population:302,583Enum.1970 Population Density:0.2persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:3Electoral Vote Density:108,831persons/EV
Land Area (2000):1,481,347km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:2.9%

Election Data and Statistics:
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    Data Sources:
    • Source for Popular Vote data: Alaska, "General Election November 7, 1972," State of Alaska Official Returns by Election Precinct General Election November 7, 1972 (Juneau, 1973)
    • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.